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25 Cut-Out Dresses That Will Give You Goosebumps (In A Good Way)

Just a bunch of options you'll never want to cut out of your life.

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1. A ruffly cold shoulder number so your shoulders can enjoy some sun while it's still warm out.

Promising review: "I love this dress so much!!! The second I opened the bag, I fell in love with this beautiful dress. The quality is beyond my expectation. Not cheaply made at all. I ordered this for my courthouse wedding. I wanted to wear a simple, comfortable, and elegant looking dress; this dress was perfect and I got a lot of compliments." —RuruGet it from Amazon for $11.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and 17 colors).
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Promising review: "I love this dress so much!!! The second I opened the bag, I fell in love with this beautiful dress. The quality is beyond my expectation. Not cheaply made at all. I ordered this for my courthouse wedding. I wanted to wear a simple, comfortable, and elegant looking dress; this dress was perfect and I got a lot of compliments." —Ruru

Get it from Amazon for $11.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and 17 colors).

2. Or a lacy cold shoulder option pretty much every-buddy will look good in.

Promising review: "This is a very dainty, stylish dress! I am very impressed with the quality of it. This is true to size, looks exactly as pictured and as described. The fabric is very nice; it is soft, comfy, and cool against my skin." — Chrissy_LarGet it from Amazon for $17.99 (available in sizes XS, S, and L).
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Promising review: "This is a very dainty, stylish dress! I am very impressed with the quality of it. This is true to size, looks exactly as pictured and as described. The fabric is very nice; it is soft, comfy, and cool against my skin." — Chrissy_Lar

Get it from Amazon for $17.99 (available in sizes XS, S, and L).

3. A ribbed long-sleeved beaut you won't want to ~back~ out of buying.

Get it from Asos for $45 (available in sizes 0–14).
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Get it from Asos for $45 (available in sizes 0–14).

4. A skater dress with fun slits in the shoulders to take your cocktail dress game to the next level.

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Promising review: "I love this dress. It is my go-to dress-up dress. It fits perfectly and hugs all of my curves. I love pairing this dress with black heels and a hot date. I've worn and washed it many times with no issues." —C. Poly

Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes XS–XL and seven colors).

5. A collared keyhole dress for a little prep school flair.

Get it from Eloquii for $66.99 (available in sizes 14–22).
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Get it from Eloquii for $66.99 (available in sizes 14–22).

6. An A-line dress that's business in the front and party in the back — and way better looking than a mullet.

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Promising review: "I LOVE this dress! I bought it for a bachelorette party and it did not disappoint. (It should be noted that I wear a 34DDD and chose to just let my bra show in the back. I attempted to use low back bra extenders but they didn't work, and I definitely didn't care enough to buy an adhesive bra.) Even with the bra showing, I thought the back was super sexy." —Anna

Get it from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in sizes XS–XXL and 11 colors).

7. A polka-dotted cutie to ~round~ out your wardrobe.

Get it from Pretty Little Thing for $10+ (available in sizes 0–6 and two colors).
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Get it from Pretty Little Thing for $10+ (available in sizes 0–6 and two colors).

8. A cold shoulder shift dress you can dress up with heels or down with sneakers, making it your go-to dress all season.

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Promising review: "These dresses really are as comfy and cute as the listing photo appears. I bought three colors: black, navy and green. I wear a size 1X and I got the size 20 dress. It is very comfy. I might have been able to get a smaller size but this size will be fine. I am doing a craft show this weekend and the weather will be unusually hot for late September in the high 80s so this dress should be perfect." —H. Price

Get it from Amazon for $21.99+ (available in sizes 14–26 and 17 colors).

9. A tank dress featuring cut-out shoulder designs that will totally be worth the weird tan lines.

Get it from Walmart for $12.88 (available in sizes S–L and three colors).
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Get it from Walmart for $12.88 (available in sizes S–L and three colors).

10. A backless maxi for people who like to swish through life.

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I ordered this dress and they accidentally sent me one with a back instead, but I liked it so much I kept it anyway. The fabric is lightweight and super soft.

Promising review: "Great buy! Not as thin as I thought it'd be. The fabric is nice, flowy, and good quality for the price. This dress is sooo comfortable and versatile! You can tie it up or wear a belt to add shape, or wear as-is if you're a fan of that boho chic look." —Lizzie B.

Get it from Amazon for $17.99+ (available in sizes XS–L and 11 colors).

11. A chiffon twirler with rhinestone embellishments that's a total ~gem~.

Promising review: "I purchased this dress for my upcoming graduation. I am graduating from graduate school, so I wanted something classy yet comfortable. This dress is just as beautiful in person as it is on the website. I read the previous reviews that encourage you to order a size down from the measurements on the size chart. I did this and it fit perfectly!" —EmilyGet it from ModCloth for $84.99 (available in sizes S–4XL).
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Promising review: "I purchased this dress for my upcoming graduation. I am graduating from graduate school, so I wanted something classy yet comfortable. This dress is just as beautiful in person as it is on the website. I read the previous reviews that encourage you to order a size down from the measurements on the size chart. I did this and it fit perfectly!" —Emily

Get it from ModCloth for $84.99 (available in sizes S–4XL).

12. A scalloped bodycon you might feel a little ~shellfish~ about when people ask to borrow it.

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Promising review: "Wow. I was pretty skeptical buying a $13 dress online, but this one is awesome! The material is very stretchy and soft, but has a little bit of structure. It's thick enough to not be see-through." —PJ

Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (available in sizes XS–XXL and two colors).

13. A pastel skirted romper so you can enjoy shorts activities (like bike rides, climbing on rocks at the beach, enjoying pockets) while still kind of wearing a dress.

Get it from Unique Vintage for $72 (available in sizes XS–XL or plus sizes 2X–4X).
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Get it from Unique Vintage for $72 (available in sizes XS–XL or plus sizes 2X–4X).

14. A midi dress with a tie front best paired with a floppy hat and picnic basket.

Get it from Amazon for $6.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and 16 colors).
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Get it from Amazon for $6.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and 16 colors).

15. A two-toned striped column dress so chic you'll probably get your own fashion column.

Get it from Anthropologie for $148 (available in sizes XS–XL or petite sizes XS–L).
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Get it from Anthropologie for $148 (available in sizes XS–XL or petite sizes XS–L).

16. A mesh skater dress we think is ~clearly~ a solid purchase.

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Get it from Nordstrom for $89 (available in sizes M–XXL).

17. A long-sleeved boycon with cut-out sides perfect for showcasing your new thigh tattoo.

Get it from Asos for $35 (available in sizes 0–14).
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Get it from Asos for $35 (available in sizes 0–14).

18. A bodycon with a criss-cross V-neck you can wear in the front or back, depending on your mood.

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Promising review: "This is the perfect dress. You can wear long, short, or even backwards to be less sexy." —TG

Get it from Amazon for $13.89+ (available in sizes S–L and nine colors).

19. A Lilo and Stitch-inspired A-line with an out-of-this-world pattern worth experimenting with.

Get it from Hot Topic for $39.92 (available in sizes XS–3XL or plus sizes 12–28)
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Get it from Hot Topic for $39.92 (available in sizes XS–3XL or plus sizes 12–28)

20. A bandage bodycon so sexy, you'll have everyone ~wrapped~ around your finger.

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It has 844 positive reviews!

Promising reviews: "Material is so soft and feels great! Excellent fit and very flattering. Amazing price, I'd buy in more colors! Perfect for date night!" —Karla F.

Get it from Amazon for $17.76 (available in sizes S–XL and seven colors).

21. A patterned dress that will make you say, "oops a daisy," as you drop it in your cart.

Get it from Nordstrom for $155 (available in sizes XS–M).
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Get it from Nordstrom for $155 (available in sizes XS–M).

22. A skater dress with one of the best cut-out backs you can find on the ~web~.

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Promising review: "I LOVE this spiderweb dress. It's just my style. I mean, the front is just plain and boring, so it doubles as a classy dress with a sweater over it. And the material is a bit itchy/uncomfortable, but honestly I love it so much because it's so cute. I get a lot of compliments on it." —kylie

Get it from Amazon for $21.79+ (available in sizes S–XL).

23. A studded keyhole maxi so you can shine bright like a diamond.

Get it from Ashley Stewart for $19.99 (available in sizes 12–36 and two colors).
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Get it from Ashley Stewart for $19.99 (available in sizes 12–36 and two colors).

24. A dramatic maxi dress with a front slit and cut-out sides, for showing juuust the right amount of skin.

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Of course, the right amount is always what you feel most comfortable with!

Get it from Amazon for $24.99+ (available in sizes 4–10 and four colors).

25. And a camo bodycon made for anything but blending in.

Get it from Forever 21 for $25 (available in sizes 1XL–3XL).
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Get it from Forever 21 for $25 (available in sizes 1XL–3XL).

My wallet's total disgust for me after this latest shopping spree:

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